Cisco Advanced Wireless LAN Field Specialist

Cisco Advanced Wireless LAN Field Specialist Retired


This specialist certification will be retired on April 12, 2012.

The Cisco Advanced Wireless LAN Field Specialist will demonstrate the ability to successfully install, configure and support solutions using the advanced feature set of Cisco wireless products and based on a validated understanding of radio frequency and antenna theory, 802.11a/b/g standards and support of controllers and APs.


Any valid Cisco CCNA or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
642-631 AWLANFE Cisco Wireless LAN Fundamentals (CWLF)
Cisco Wireless LAN Advanced Topics (CWLAT)
Cisco Lifecycle Services for Advanced Wireless v2.0


Complete one of the following recertification options every two years:

  • Re-take and pass all exams for each Specialist certification indicated on the specific certification page. Please note: this includes ALL exams whether refreshed or not
  • Pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam

Achieving or recertifying CCDE or any CCIE automatically extends your active Specialist certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved. For more information, access the How to Recertify page.

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